From the Ground Up
A world tour of beloved ground meat recipes from award-winning author James Villas
Ground meats are easily affordable and amazingly versatile—and common in almost every cuisine. Ground beef, pork, poultry, and seafood are staple ingredients across continents and cultures, but they've rarely been given the respect they deserve.
With favorites like the classic American hamburger and steak tartare, croquettes and crab cakes, From the Ground Up collects 200 recipes that span the globe, all presented with the passion and style that make James Villas one of the world's most admired food writers. Here, he pays loving tribute to this underappreciated culinary wonder, letting it take its rightful seat at the head of the table. With delectable dishes from far and wide, this fantastic collection is stuffed with inspiration.
For home cooks looking for quick and delicious dinner solutions, From the Ground Up offers classic dishes the whole family will love.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - 4fish - LibraryThing
James Villas's latest collection is dedicated to ground, shredded or minced meat and fish. All the usual suspects are here (meatloaf, Bolognese sauce, meatballs), in addition to more exotic fare like ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - frisbeesage - LibraryThing
From the Ground Up by James Villas features recipes using all kinds of ground or minced meats. If you are thinking this is a cookbook full of burgers and meatloaf think again! There are literally ... Read full review